Bird photography tips: how to shoot pin-sharp pictures of birds of prey

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 03/06/2013 11:48am
    Bird photography tips for perfect bird portraits: step 8

    Birds of prey are some of the most exciting wildlife subjects you’ll ever photograph, but their fast movements and the bright sky behind them pose big obstacles for photographers. Over the next three days we plan to offer our best bird photography tips for taking pictures of birds of prey.

    In this first instalment we’ll explain how to shoot pin-sharp bird portraits, and our subsequent posts will offer bird photography tips for taking pictures of birds in flight and how to photograph through wire cages.

    Photo Anatomy: capturing spectacular moments in the wild

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 02/06/2013 00:01am
    Photo Anatomy: capturing spectacular moments in the wild

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work. In our latest instalment we look back at the runner-up in the prestigious Veolia Environement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, which was shot by then-16-year-old photographer Jamie Unwin. Here [...]

    How to photograph anything: best camera settings to use in any situation

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/05/2013 00:01am
    How to photograph anything: best camera settings to use in any situation

    Over the course of our new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you the best camera settings to use to shoot a range of subjects within the genres of portrait photography, landscape photography, street scene, wildlife photography, close-ups and more.

    To kick things off we’ll take a look at the common camera settings you’ll want to use every time you shoot and explain how and why you might want to change them.

    Photo Anatomy: capturing un-tamed moments in the wild

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 12/05/2013 01:00am
    Photo Anatomy: how a wildlife photographer captures un-tamed moments

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment award-winning wildlife photographer Bence Máté reveals how he captured a rare confrontation between a hummingbird and a snake.

    DIY Photography Hacks: how to use your car as a mobile hide for bird photography

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 09/05/2013 11:00am
    DIY Photography Hacks: how to use your car as a mobile hide for bird photography

    In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you a simple way to bag frame-filling pictures of wild birds from the comfort of your car’s bucket seats. Find out how you can ditch the uncomfortable hides for good!

    9 creative photo ideas to try in May 2013

    | Photography Tips | 01/05/2013 00:01am
    01 Shoot creative spring light painting effects

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in May 2013.

    Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 21/04/2013 14:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

    In our new Sunday series on Digital Camera World, we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment award-winning wildlife photographer Richard Peters reveals the techniques behind this striking black and white image of an owl.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 19/04/2013 00:01am
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer, an experienced equine photographer, shares his best horse photography tips for taking equine pictures in a range of different styles.

    Decisive Moment: how nature photographers can make the most of it

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 02/04/2013 00:00am
    Decisive Moment: what it means for nature photographers (and how to make the most of it)

    Henri Cartier-Bresson famously coined the term ‘decisive moment’, but capturing them isn’t just restricted to street photographers like the Magnum legend. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can make the most of decisive moments as they appear in nature to create images with more impact for the viewer.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    | Photography Tips | 31/03/2013 00:00am
    02 Shoot still life photography with personality

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in April.

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